The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 16 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing QA 7 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 7.00% 5.26% 4.48%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 77.78% 56.25% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
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£340 £438 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.28% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £388 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £494 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £18.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+102.77% -34.54%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
9 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 9.00% 9.36% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 6
Average daily rate £540 £494 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £388 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £613 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -6.57%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QA across the Docklands, London region.

QA Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

QA
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

QA Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

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Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Docklands, London region.

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 8 (57.14%) Banking
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) UNIX
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Sybase
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (14.29%) Fixed Income
4 2 (14.29%) Sybase IQ
4 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) Maven
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Management
4 2 (14.29%) Derivative
4 2 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (14.29%) Data Validation
4 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
4 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Planning

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Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Sybase IQ
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Maven
1 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (57.14%) Banking
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Private Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) QA Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Data Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Web Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Environment Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (14.29%) Fixed Income
1 2 (14.29%) Derivative
1 2 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Hedge funds
2 1 (7.14%) Online Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 2 (14.29%) Validation
2 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Test Management
2 2 (14.29%) Data Validation
2 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Use Case
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) IronPython
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (7.14%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Sybase
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) CA
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